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Student slashed in face at Queens school, NYPD says
A 14-year-old student was slashed in the face by another student at a Queens school Tuesday morning, police said. The suspect, who also is a student, slashed the victim in the face and arm at the Benjamin N. Cardozo High School on 58th Avenue and 223rd Street in Bayside at about 8:50 a.m., an NYPD s
Nassau Police Arrest Two For October Murder
Nassau County police arrested two men on Tuesday and charged them with a shooting in October that left one man dead and one injured. Jamik Q. Cannon, 26, of Linden Place, Hempstead, and Brian Marquis Marshall Gibson, 23, of Kingston Avenue, South Floral Park, were arrested in connection with the sho
Nassau County reassessment is no time to play politics
Not one Nassau County taxpayer has gotten a flawed property-tax bill as a result of County Executive Laura Curran’s crusade to build an accurate roll of more than 400,000 properties. That’s because tax bills generated by the new values for 2020-21 won’t be sent out until Jan. 2.
Lynbrook couple indicted on murder charges for 2016 attack on Long Beach woman
A Lynbrook couple was formally charged this past weekend for allegedly murdering a Long Beach woman in Dec. 2016. Ralph Keppler, 28, and Francesca Kiel, 21, the victim’s daughter, were arrested in November. According to authorities, Keppler beat Francesca’s mother, Theresa Kiel, with a metal barbell
'Horrified' District Attorney Drops NYC Charges Against Mom in 'Troubling' Caught-on-Camera Clash With Police, Baby
The Brooklyn charges against a mother who was seen wailing on the floor of a social services office, her 1-year-old son in her arms, as a group of officers forcefully try to snatch the baby from her have been dropped, the district attorney's office said in a statement Tuesday.
Nassau County executive defends tax reassessment plan, calls for legislative support
NASSAU COUNTY (WABC) -- Nassau County Executive Laura Curran defended her property tax reassessment plan Tuesday after weeks of outcry from some taxpayers and members of the Nassau County Legislature.
3-year-old girl dies after being found unresponsive at Long Island day care
MALVERNE, Long Island (WABC) -- An investigation is underway into the death of a 3-year-old child at a day care in Nassau County. The incident was reported at Grace Lutheran Church and School in the 400 block of Hempstead Avenue around 1 p.m. last Friday.
‘Autism Whisperer’ opening new ABA centers in Nassau County
Everyday social interactions can be daunting tasks for children with autism. Obtaining the proper education and therapy for children on the autism spectrum is up to the family, and often resources are difficult to get, not comprehensive or nonexistent. Kevin Gersh, often called the “autism whisperer
Video: Cops yank child out of mother's arms in Brooklyn
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - Video showing police officers in Brooklyn trying to pull a baby from the clutches of its mother as she was wrestled to the floor inside a food assistance center has prompted outrage as well as lots of questions.
'Power' Crew Member Killed in On-Set Accident in Brooklyn
A crew member on the Starz series Power was killed early Monday (Dec. 10) after being struck by a car in New York. Pedro Jimenez, 63, died after being hit by an SUV about 4:20 a.m. ET Monday. Jimenez was working as a production assistant and setting up traffic cones as the show prepared for a locati
Nassau County Emerald Society firefighter officers inducted
North Hempstead Town Supervisor Judi Bosworth attended the swearing in ceremony for the new members of the Nassau County Fire Fighters Emerald Society on Nov. 27 at the East Williston Firehouse.
Off-duty NYC firefighter slain in Brooklyn road rage attack; cops hunt gang-connected suspect
An enraged gangbanger used a baseball bat to beat to death an off-duty firefighter by the side of a Brooklyn highway early Sunday, police sources said. Faizal Coto, 33, was found lying near his 2008 Ford Mustang on the eastbound shoulder of the Belt Parkway near Exit 4 in Bath Beach around 4:45 a.m.
Pet Store Owner, Nephew Indicted For Possessing Illegal Animals
The owner of a Levittown reptile store and his nephew were arraigned on a 52-count grand jury indictment, charging them with illegally possessing and selling dangerous and exotic reptiles.
Anti-Gay Subway Attack Leaves Woman With Cracked Spine, Cops Say
FOREST HILLS, NY — A bigoted straphanger cracked a woman's spine late last month in an anti-gay attack aboard a subway train in Queens, police said. The Nov. 30 assault is being investigated as a hate crime, an NYPD spokesman said.
Man placing parking cones down struck and killed
NEW YORK (FOX 5 NY) - A 63-year-old man placing cones on a street in Brooklyn to secure parking for a cable TV production was struck and killed. Pedro Jimenez, of Manhattan, was placing the cones along Douglas St. in Boerum Hill at about 4:20 a.m. on Monday when he was struck by a 2006 Ford Explorer
Top 25 girls indoor track athletes to watch for 2018-19 season
1. Dieusi Armand, Westbury, Sr. Armand is the top returning long jumper and triple jumper in Nassau Class A. Armand jumped 16 feet, six inches in long jump and 35 feet, 8 ½ inches in the triple jump at the county championships last season.
Video shows police officers trying to wrestle baby from mom
New Yorkers called for the police department to investigate an “appalling” incident after a video of a Brooklyn mother’s altercation with officers was posted to Facebook on Friday. Several officers are seen trying to forcefully pull a 1-year-old child from his mother’s arms while she’s on the floor
Crips member shot on-duty FBI agent outside his Brooklyn home, then told girlfriend to ‘get the jewelry and get rid of it’: feds
A drug-dealing Crips member faces attempted murder charges after he shot an FBI agent in Brooklyn — then lied about being an innocent bystander in a shootout, federal prosecutors said.
Daughter, ex-correction officer charged in Long Island woman's barbell beating murder
LYNBROOK, Nassau County (WABC) -- A former New York City correction officer and his 21-year-old girlfriend have been indicted on murder charges in the fatal beating of the woman's mother on Long Island.
Mark Page, deputy Nassau County executive for finance, is retiring
Page will be replaced in January by his top deputy, Raymond Orlando. Two top Nassau County budget gurus are leaving their jobs. Mark Page, deputy county executive for finance, is retiring at the end of the year and will be replaced by his top deputy, Raymond Orlando.